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Wine-growing area (GI) named after the town of the same name north of Canberra in Australian State of New South Wales, which belongs to the Central Ranges Zone. The city is also worth mentioning in that the population is made up of 50 nations. The wine-growing region, which only emerged from the 1970s, is growing rapidly. There is a hot and dry climate with the danger of spring frosts. The vineyards cover 800 hectares of vineyards in the gentle valleys of the Belabula River and Lachlan River. The main types of red wine are Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc, the most important types of white wine are Chardonnay, Sémillon, Verdelho and Gewürztraminer. Well-known producers are Arrowfield, Brokenwood, Cowra Estate, Hungerford Hill, Richmond Grove. Rothbury Estate and Windowrie.

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